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Man Charged In Connection To Warnock Arsons

Posted at 9:58 AM, Jul 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-30 09:58:19-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested in connection to two arsons on the street where he lives.

Police say Robert Bruce Stevens has been charged with four counts of wanton endangerment and two counts of criminal mischief for fires on July 12 and 13 at 257 Warnock St.

There have been 12 fires in the area since September 2017.

Officials say over the past 10 months, multiple fires have also been intentionally set at 519 Goodloe St., 519 ½ Goodloe St., and 234 Warnock Street.

“We continue to work on this case. The public can help. Anyone with information concerning these fires is encouraged to call our arson tip line,” said Major Robert King, Commander of the Fire/Arson Investigation Bureau.

The arson tip line is (859) 231-5672 or email arsontips@lexingtonky.gov. All tips submitted can be submitted anonymously.